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(broadcasting on the “banks of the Michigan Ditch” radio station WGN-AM 720)

Mike Stephen discusses the future of Chicago’s riverfronts, gets the lowdown on a proposed linear park on the NW Side, and learns about a 70s local band that never made it to the big time: Redwood Landing.

 

Margaret Frisbie– Executive Director, Friends of the Chicago River

The new downtown Chicago Riverwalk opened recently, but there are plans to explore the potential for the rest of Chicagoland’s riverfronts.  We learn about the Great Rivers Chicago Project.

 

 

Heather Cherone– Writer and Producer, DNA Info Chicago

We get the lowdown on the possibility of a new linear park on the NW side of the city.

 

The proposed Weber Spur

 

The Secret History of Chicago Music–

Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles Chicago folk-funk band, Redwood Landing, in this week’s Chicago Reader.  He gives us the lowdown on their musical contribution to the region.

 

 

 

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